Crew of the Man O’ War, a B-17 Flying Fortress posing in front of their aircraft. The nose art depicts a horse’s head. Location: Thurleigh, England … Continue reading Man O’ War
This poster is one of many WWII-era posters that urge secrecy against voicing aloud allied knowledge to potential enemy forces. It uses a picture of a … Continue reading Sh-h-h!
Perhaps the most historic military plane in history, the Enola Gay is a B-29 Superfortress, that in 1945 became the world’s first combat unit to deploy … Continue reading Enola Gay
Each crewmember of the B-29 Superfortress Waddy’s Wagon had their caricatures portrayed on the craft’s nose art. Location: The Pacific Date: 1943 Aircraft: Boeing B-29 Superfortress … Continue reading Waddy’s Wagon
This piece of nose art shows large inspiration from the political cartoons of the times. The Emperor of Japan is caricatured as a donkey, while German … Continue reading Donkey Cartoon
Nose art In The Mood on a restored B-25 Mitchell that took place in the Doolittle Raid. Each bomb silhouette symbolizes a bombing run the aircraft … Continue reading In The Mood
Restored B-25 bomber Executive Sweet practices take-off for a re-enactment of the Doolittle Raid, a key morale-boosting bombing run on Tokyo by the Army Air Forces. … Continue reading Executive Sweet